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Meet the Team

At Migrate 2 Oz, our biggest asset is our people – and our highly-skilled team of Australian immigration consultants come from an experienced background and have an in-depth knowledge of the Australian visa system that is second to none. This allows us to provide the level of service and personalised attention that visa applicants have come to expect. We have a passion for making big dreams come true and this passion shows through in each and every happy migrant that we have dealt with in the past.

Raymond Welthagen (Registered Migration Agent, MARN 0532778)

Qualifications: MMIA No.2021, CA (SA), CA (Australia)

raymond welthagenRaymond Welthagen, a registered chartered accountant, businessman and migration agent, has had extensive experience working in both South Africa and Australia. In 2006, he founded Migrate 2 Oz in order to help other South Africans start a new life in Australia. He currently resides in Brisbane and Johannesburg and is considered an expert in spotting business opportunities in Australia for South African business people hoping to relocate or invest there.

Reuven Abeshouse (Registered Migration Agent, MARN 0854073)

Qualifications: BCom, LLB (Australia)

reuven abeshouseReuven Abeshouse has been an Australian all his life, even though he moved to South Africa over nine years ago, claiming it was for the wilder parties and the cuter women. In reality, he moved here with his South African wife. Reuven has a degree in accounts and is admitted as an Attorney before the New York Bar. He practiced Corporate and Tax Law in Sydney, Australia for several years before moving here, and then lectured in accounting, switching to the Migration Industry over six years ago. Few things thrill him as much as delivering the good news that a person’s visa application had been successful.

Andrew Blanche (Senior Case Processing Consultant)

andrew blancheWith over 17 years’ experience in the industry, starting at the Australian High Commission, Andrew Blanche has helped many families migrate to Australia. During this time, he has become an expert in liaising with DIAC on business skills, family and skilled migrant visas, as well as temporary residence visas for people hoping to live and work in Australia. His passion lies in assisting migrants in getting the best visas in the shortest possible amount of time.

Monica Robinson (Case Processing Consultant)

meet our team of migration agentsWith a diploma in travel & tourism and secretarial, Monica Robinson started out as a receptionist for Ramsay Son & Parker, publishers of Getaway and various other magazine titles. She worked her way up to eventually working on exhibitions for Getaway, handling the administration and helping out with the marketing thereof. In 2007, Monica moved to Migrate 2 Oz where she currently works as a Case Processing Consultant. She found the move challenging, though ultimately rewarding and is passionate about helping people change their lives.